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Restaurant Or Pot-Luck? Curing Our MeChurch Virus

There is a corrosive contagion at the heart of the American church. Quite simply, it’s consumerism. Even more frankly, I’m at a loss for what to do about it. Americans exist in a culture built on productivity, buying, and selling. We don’t need to deconstruct the nature, causes, positives, and negatives of a consumeristic culture, […]

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Real Life Bursts Through: Giving God Your Blemished Life

One of the best parts of the Interwebs the last two weeks has been the, now viral, BBC interview with Robert E. Kelley. Kelley, as you surely know, was being interviewed via Skype about the deadly important issues surrounding South Korean politics. Kelley is a professor at Pusan National University and was on the BBC […]

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You’re Talking About Trump…Whether You Want to or Not

Listening to The Verge podcast, I was hit with one of my present realities: Everything in the universe is now about Donald Trump! In case you didn’t know,  The Verge website and podcast covers the intersection of technology, science, art, and culture. While I was listening to an episode recently, the host, Nilay Patel, mentioned that […]

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When Your Politics Becomes Your Lord

I wonder how many of us shouldn’t take communion this Sunday?  At my church, just like many others, to share communion is also to share in making the public confession that “Jesus is Lord.” This simple statement means that Jesus is the firstborn of God and was vindicated as the true God through resurrection. It […]

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Donald Trump, False Prophets, and Why You’re Struggling to See God

I agree with those who feel that America is headed for uncertain times in our near future. According to a new Quinnipiac University Poll released Tuesday, America’s President-Elect, Donald Trump, will enter the presidency with a historically low approval rating, only 37%. Trump’s approval rating has actually declined since his popular vote loss and electoral […]

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